3/31/2004 - At electronicaUSA with the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), Xilinx, Inc., (NASDAQ: XLNX), announced publication of The Digital Consumer Technology Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Devices, Standards, Future Directions, and Programmable Logic Solutions, written by Amit Dhir, senior manager of Strategic Solutions, Wired Networks and Telecom at Xilinx. A comprehensive engineering guide to today's digital consumer electronics, the handbook provides complete details on key enabling technologies, standards, products, appliances and networking systems.
Published by the Reed Elsevier Group plc, a leading international publisher, the book is available for online purchase at www.books.elsevier.com for $49.95 (Reference ISBN 0-7506-7815-1). Customers who use Offer Code: 77918 will receive a 20 percent discount and free shipping. In addition, electronicaUSA attendees can obtain a $10 discount coupon at Xilinx booth #1326, March 30 – April 1, 2004, Moscone Center, San Francisco, Calif. Attendees can purchase the book at additionally discounted rates in the RBI booth #2714, where the book will be showcased.
Author Amit Dhir will be available at Elsevier's Ask the Expert booth #3105 on Thursday, April 1, to discuss the book and answer questions. This is the second publication for Dhir, following the 2001 publication of The Home Networking Revolution, A Designer’s Guide.
Each chapter of The Digital Consumer Technology Handbook follows a logical progression from a general overview of each device, to market dynamics, to the core technologies and components that make up that particular product. The book thoroughly covers key digital consumer product categories including digital TV, digital audio, mobile communications devices, gaming consoles, DVD players, PCs and peripherals, display devices, digital imaging devices, web terminals and pads, PDAs and other handhelds, screenphones/videophones, telematics, eBooks, and other current and future products. Early indications, based on sales at Fry's Electronics, suggest the handbook will receive a strong market reception.
“Xilinx maintains a detailed understanding of the many markets where Xilinx products are being used, including the digital consumer market,” said Robert Bielby, senior director of Strategic Solutions Marketing for Xilinx. “We put that knowledge to work by delivering tools such as this handbook and our eSP web portal to provide comprehensive resources for designers of today's leading-edge consumer products.”
About Xilinx eSP
Xilinx eSP (www.xilinx.com/esp) is the industry's first web portal dedicated to accelerating the design and development of consumer products based upon emerging standards and protocols. The eSP website is a comprehensive resource, delivering a powerful array of solutions and information in a single location.
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. Additional information about Xilinx is available at www.xilinx.com.
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